23 PARK Hyo-Eun

PARK Hyo-Eun
South Korea
age 22

Seoul National University 2014–
Seoul Arts High School 2011–2014
Yewon School 2008–2011

Hyo-Eun Park (born 22 May 1995) started playing the piano at the age of five. She is currently studying at Seoul National University under Hie-Yon Choi. At the age of thirteen, she held her debut recital at the Ewon Cultural Center in Seoul. She also held a recital at Kumho Art Hall in Seoul in 2014. She performed with the Korean Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra in 2009. Winner of the second prize at the Concours International de Piano d’Epinal in 2017, she has also won many prizes at national competitions. She is a graduate of Seoul Arts High School and Yewon School, where her teacher was Jung-Ae Sohn.

COMPETITION REPERTOIRE

First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in A-flat major (WTK I)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 6 in F major op. 10/2
CHOPIN Etude in C-sharp minor op. 10/4
SCHUMANN Toccata op. 7
RAVEL Le tombeau de Couperin: VI Toccata
RAUTAVAARA Etudes op. 42: Thirds, Sevenths, Tritones, Fourths, Seconds, Fifths (1969)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
BRAHMS Sechs Klavierstücke op. 118: Intermezzo in A minor, Intermezzo in A major, Ballade in G minor, Intermezzo in F minor, Romanze in F major, Intermezzo in E-flat minor
SIBELIUS Opus 76: III Carillon, IX Arabesque, X Elegiaco, XII Capriccietto
LISZT Dante Sonata Après une lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata

Finals

SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet op. 57
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 83